Murder investigation launched after death of elderly woman - The Evesham Observer

Murder investigation launched after death of elderly woman

Evesham Editorial 6th Jan, 2023   0

DETECTIVES have launched a murder investigation following the death of an elderly woman in Chipping Campden.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in police custody.

Police were called to High Street, Chipping Campden at around 12.30am today (Friday) where a woman in her 80s was found with head injuries. She later died from her wounds.

The next of kin and the coroner have been informed.




The Major Crime Investigation Team is in the early stages of an investigation and officers are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to make contact with police.

Those involved in the incident are believed to be known to each other and officers are not currently seeking anyone else in connection with the investigation at this time.


Information can be provided online at www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/ and quoting incident 8 of 6 January or call police on 101.

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